Archive | May, 2011

Stocker family choose to raise baby Storm “genderless”

Meet Storm Stocker, the Toronto infant whose parents have decided to raise gender neutral. Besides Storm’s parents, brothers and a few close family friends, nobody knows his or her gender, and Storm’s parents have decided to keep it that way. When Storm was born, the couple sent an email to friends and family: “We’ve decided […]

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Jilted Bride Saved From Suicide Plunge

Jilted Bride Saved From Suicide Plunge Jilted Bride Saved By Neck After being dumped by her fiance, Miss Li seemed to feel no alternative but to plunge to her death, ironically clad in her wedding dress. “The 22-year-old college student, named only as Miss Li, put on her wedding gown before stepping through the window […]

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Rapture predictor Harold Camping: Apocalypse rescheduled October 21

Harold Camping, the radio host who predicted the world would end on Saturday, made his first post-non-apocalypse public appearance on his radio show Monday night. “The first question,” he told listeners, “is ‘Camping, what about you? Are you ready to shoot yourself or go on a booze trip or whatever?’” The answer, it soon became […]

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You take 800, we take 4000: Gillard’s asylum-seeker exchange ‘deal’

Australia will trade asylum seekers with Malaysia in a new plan expected to be finalised in coming weeks. It is Gillard’s silver bullet for addressing the overcrowding detention centres, addressing the survivors of the asylum seeker boat crash on Christmas Island last year, and enabling her to swiftly tick off those election policy promises for […]

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Swastika Trees

At the height of Hitler’s power unknown loyalists planted a 60 by 60 metre area of Larch trees in an evergreen pine forest near a town called Zernikow, 110 kilometres north of Berlin. The Larch trees for most of the year were inconspicuous save for Autumn when their leaves turned orange then yellow creating the striking swastika. […]

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